Fast-Facts for Communication

Discovery Demands 5TP

Fast-Facts Teach How to Communicate

“A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.” —Sophocles, The Women of Trachis

Permissions for Memes (Fast-Facts Tables of Information)

  • You may copy, print, and post the memes below if you make no changes to them, their contents, remove the copyright notice, or charge fees to share them. Enjoy!
  • Any memes that are about how to communicate should be collected onto this page over time.
  • These memes are organized alphabetically by the title of the meme. The numbering starts at the top.

01. Meme 2017: How to Cause Double Binds to Control Others

  • (See “How to Effectively Respond to Double Binds” to get out of the traps.)

12 Step Double-Bind Trap

02. Meme 2017: How to Communicate Using “I” Statements

Communicate with I messages

03. Meme: How to Complain

We can complain only about ourselves.

04. Meme 2017: How to Control Others—10 Ways

10 Ways to Control Others

05. Meme 2017: How to Cure Whiners—Step by Step

The Whiner Cure Formulae

06. Meme 2020: How to Discuss Ideas, Not People.

  • This meme is about discussing ideas and not people.
  • This meme provides eight levels of focus for discussions.
  • Click for more information on communication.

How to discuss ideas and not people.

07. Meme 2017: How to Effectively Respond to Double Binds

  • (See “How to Cause Double Binds to Control Others” to understand more.)

Double-Bind Responses - Rules for

08. Meme 2017: How to Lie Like the Media & Politicians

8 Lying Systems of Media

09. Meme 2017: How to Handle Difficult People—6 Choices

6 Ways to Handle People

10. Meme 2019: How to Motivate Complaining

5 Sources of Complaining

11. Meme 2017: How to Parent or Supervise

10 Parenting Rules to Learn & Practice

12. Meme 2012: How to Respond Intelligently

intelligent responding

13. Meme 2014: How to Say You Are Sorry

what is said serves what

14. Meme 2011: How to See that Whining Is Irritating

whining is not magic

15. Meme 2015: How to Take Responsibility for What You Say

responsible for what said

16. Meme 2018: How to Talk to Mean People

Mean Talk Causes Internal Suffering

17. Meme 2017: How to Understand 25 Relational Styles

25 Relational Styles from 5TP

18. Meme 2000-16: How to Understand How Ego Causes Fights

ego causes fights

19. Meme 2017: How to Understand Passive to Aggressive Styles

Passive to Aggressive with 5TP

20. Meme 2017: How to Understand Perspective

4 Stage Evolution of Perspective

21. Meme 2011: How to Understand Trying to Be Right

being right is wrong

22. Meme 2020: People Cannot Talk or Think About You

People Cannot Talk About You

Fast-Facts by Topic: Help for You to Feel, Think, & Do Better in Life

  • Please note that these collections are incomplete and more can be found in the meme collections by year and in our books. The list is alphabetical.

  1. 3Rs (Recognize, Remove, Replace) Fast-Facts
  2. 5 Thinking Positions (5TP) Fast-Facts
  3. Communication Fast-Facts
  4. Ego & Self-Esteem Fast-Facts
  5. Feelings & Coping Fast-Facts
  6. Identity-Semantic Fast-Facts
  7. REBT & CBT Counseling Fast-Facts
  8. Self-Esteem & Ego Fast-Facts
  9. Thinking Skills Fast-Facts

Fast-Facts by Book: Online Tables (Memes) from Select Books

  • Please note that these collections can be incomplete and more can be found in our books.

  1. Book Fast-Facts from Many Books
  2. Secret of Matuirty, Fourth Edition: Fast-Facts
  3. Stiffer: Stoic Mind: Fast-Facts
  4. Stress for Success, Second Edition: Fast-Facts